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The available scholarships can be sorted by the column titles: ID, Name, Amount, Eligible Residency, FAFSA Required, and Deadline. Under ‘FAFSA Required,’ ‘yes’ means you will need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1 for full consideration of the scholarship.

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 IDNameAmountDescriptionFunding SourceEligible ResidencyFAFSA RequiredDeadlineFavorites
Details 262 Presidential Scholarship 15,000 Out-of-state students who are in the top 1-3% of the admitted non-resident class at CU-Boulder. Institutional No 01/15/2016 [+]
Details 306 Regent Scholarship 1,000 The Regent scholarship is available to entering freshmen who graduate from Colorado high schools. One Regent scholarship is awarded each year per Colorado high school based on high academic achievement as measured by GPA, rank in class, level of course work, and test scores. Institutional CO No 01/15/2016 [+]
Details 300 Chancellor's Achievement Scholarship 6,250 Awarded to entering non-resident freshmen in the top 25% of CU-Boulder’s admitted non-resident freshman class. Scholarship awards are based on high merit demonstrated by weighted GPA and ACT or SAT test scores. Approximately 29 or higher ACT and/or 1300 or higher SAT. Institutional No 01/15/2016 [+]
Details 301 CU-Boulder Esteemed Scholars Program 2,500-5,000 Awarded to a select group of Colorado resident high school seniors entering CU-Boulder as freshmen students. Scholarship awards are based on exceptional merit demonstrated by weighted GPA and ACT or SAT scores. Institutional CO No 01/15/2016 [+]
Details 321 First Nations Scholarship 10,000 Available to out-of-state, tribally-enrolled, freshmen and transfer American Indian students. The intent of this scholarship is to cultivate and sustain a thriving American Indian community at CU-Boulder. Institutional Yes 01/15/2016 [+]
Details 324 White Antelope Memorial Scholarship Program Awarded to American Indian undergraduate students to assist with completion of their baccalaureate degree. Institutional Yes 01/15/2016 [+]
Details 393 Puksta Scholars Program 4,500 Emerging CU Boulder freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, who have a demonstrated commitment to civic engagement, are encouraged to apply. One of the university’s Special Enhancement Opportunities Programs, the Puksta Scholars program provides a platform for undergraduates to serve as models of civic and social responsibility via the development of comprehensive civic engagement projects. Institutional Yes 01/31/2015 [+]
Details 104 Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) 1,000 Entering freshmen with a strong academic record, intellectual curiosity, dedication to others, leadership initiative, and commitment to community. PLC is a prestigious leadership development program for students from any college or major. PLC prepares students for the challenges of our rapidly changing world by cultivating academic discipline, critical thinking, creative problem solving, ethical reasoning, and thoughtful implementation. Institutional No 02/15/2016 [+]
Details 76 Norlin Scholars 5,000 Undergraduates who show strong academic commitment, exceptional creativity, intellectual curiosity and a desire to apply disciplinary learning toward the betterment of humanity. The scholarship is open to entering freshmen and to students who will be in their third year of college in 2016-17 (includes CU students or transfers). Institutional No 02/15/2016 [+]
Details 65 Korczak Latino Community Scholarship Up to 6,000 Colorado residents who have a declared major in the College of Arts & Sciences. Preference to applicants who have demonstrated commitment to the Latino community. Preference to first generation college students. One award annually. The scholarship may be used for tuition costs only Institutional CO Yes 03/01/2015 [+]
Details 177 Donny Bridgman Scholarship 1,000 Incoming freshman in any college or school with preference in the following order: 1) a student from Newport Harbor High School, Newport Beach, California; 2) a student from Newport Mesa School District, Newport Beach, California; or 3) a student from Orange County, California. One scholarship awarded annually. Institutional No 03/01/2015 [+]
Details 247 ENVD Merit Scholarship 1,500 This is a one-time merit scholarship for entering freshmen and transfers in their first year of the Program in Environmental Design (ENVD). Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA, be enrolled full-time in the ENVD Program, taking ENVD courses, and working towards a BEnvd degree. Approximately 10 awards annually. Institutional No 03/01/2016 [+]
Details 248 Frank and Gina Day Scholarship 2,500 Colorado natives or residents who are unable to attend CU-Boulder without financial support. Based on academic merit and financial need. Two scholarships awarded annually, one to an entering freshman and one to a continuing undergraduate student Institutional CO Yes 03/01/2016 [+]
Details 249 Laverne Noyes Scholarship 250-500 Direct blood descendants of World War I veterans who enlisted in the U.S. Army or Navy before May 11, 1918, or who served overseas before November 11, 1918. Must demonstrate financial need. Ten to fifteen scholarships awarded annually. Institutional Yes 03/01/2016 [+]
Details 421 Boundless Opportunity Scholarships 5,000 The Daniels Fund created the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) to honor and support non-traditional students who recognize the value of an education in creating a better life for themselves and their family. The scholarship is available to students who are either adults entering or returning to college, GED recipients, foster care youth, or returning military. Institutional CO Yes 03/01/2016 [+]
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